openSUSE Security Update : strongswan (openSUSE-SU-2013:0873-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Applied upstream patch for security vulnerability
discovered by Kevin Wojtysiak in ECDSA signature
verification of the strongswan openssl plugin
(bnc#815236, CVE-2013-2944)
[0003-Check-return-value-of-ECDSA_Verify-correctly.patch
]

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00010.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=815236

Solution :

Update the affected strongswan packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74993 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2944

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